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Title: The Weapon Shop Title Record # 46550
Author: A. E. van Vogt
Date: 1942-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Weapon Shops of Isher
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
User Rating: 7.13 (8 votes) Including variants and translations: 7.33 (9 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
Current Tags: science fiction (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1946 The Weapons Shop
Year Language Title
1977Translated by Annemarie Kindt
Dutch De wapenwinkel
1978Translated by <A href="http:///www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?182774">Bernd W. Holzrichter</a>
German Der Waffenladen [as by Alfred Elton van Vogt]
1978Translated by Bernd W. Holzrichter.
German Der Waffenladen
1988<ul><li>Translated by Konstantina Milić </ul>
Serbian Prodavaonica oruja
1989Translated by <a href="http:///www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?125153">Rainer Eisfeld</a> unabridged and completely revised.
German Der Waffenladen

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
2 2018 Retro Hugo Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science-Fiction, December 1942 1942-12-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
132
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag William Timmins Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House  
$2.95?$: US dollar
xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-08-26 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House  
$2.95?$: US dollar
xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1953-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House     xv+
824
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Modern Library (Modern Library Giant #31) G31
$2.95?$: US dollar
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Salter Checkmark
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House  
C$3.45?C$: Canadian dollar
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1970-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday  
$7.95?$: US dollar
xi+
558
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sagebrush Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1970-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday / SFBC 2265
$2.98?$: US dollar
xi+
558
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sagebrush Checkmark
M 33 in Andromeda 1971-04-00 A. E. van Vogt Paperback Library 65-584
$0.95?$: US dollar
252
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Robert Geissmann Checkmark
M 33 in Andromeda 1971-04-00 A. E. van Vogt Paperback Library 65-584
C$0.95?C$: Canadian dollar
252
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Robert Geissmann Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1971-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon J115
$1.50?$: US dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1971-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon J115
C$1.50?C$: Canadian dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol One 1972-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Sphere 78328
0.40?: UK pound
349
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1972-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon J115
$1.50?$: US dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1973-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon J115
$1.50?$: US dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol One 1974-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Sphere 0-7221-7829-8
0.40?: UK pound
349
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Best of A. E. van Vogt 1974-05-00 A. E. van Vogt Sphere Books 0-7221-8774-2
0.60?: UK pound
437
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Best of A. E. van Vogt 1974-11-00 A. E. van Vogt Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98167-9
3.50?: UK pound
437
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Roberts Checkmark
Science Fiction Hall of Fame: The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of All Time 1975-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 22012
$1.75?$: US dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1975-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Ballantine Books 0-345-25374-4
$4.95?$: US dollar
[xvii]+
997
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Galerij der giganten 2 1977-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Elsevier (Elsevier SF) 90-10-01700-1   162
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Titan 7 1978-02-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke, Robert Silverberg Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3579) 3-453-30474-8
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
142+
[1]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-03-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3
$6.95?$: US dollar
xv+
997
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28925-0
$9.95?$: US dollar
997
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Best of A. E. van Vogt Volume 1 1979-03-00 A. E. van Vogt Sphere 0-7221-8726-2
1.10?: UK pound
219
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Peter Elson Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1979-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3
$9.95?$: US dollar
997
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 4, 1942 1980-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #405) 0-87997-570-9 / UE1570
$2.50?$: US dollar
448
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Antonio Bernal Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 4, 1942 1980-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-570-9
C$2.75?C$: Canadian dollar
448
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Antonio Bernal Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction: 2nd Series 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-41367-1   723
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
War and Peace (Anthology #6) 1983-06-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications  
$2.95?$: US dollar
288
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
anth Joe Burleson Checkmark
War and Peace: Possible Futures from Analog 1983-06-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt The Dial Press 0-385-27916-7
$12.95?$: US dollar
288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Joe Burleson Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1986-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9
$4.95?$: US dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Alef, #9 1988-04-00 ed.
Boban Kneević?Boban Knezevic
Dnevnik  
Din 1,500?Din: Serbian and Yugoslavian dinar
132
A5?14.8 cm by 21 cm or 5.8" by 8.3" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Patrick Woodroffe Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 1-85487-017-3
4.99?: UK pound
504
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Carroll & Graf 0-88184-480-2
$8.95?$: US dollar
504
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Carroll & Graf 0-88184-480-2
$8.95?$: US dollar
504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
Ischer 1989-01-00 A. E. van Vogt Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #73) 3-453-03121-0
DM 16.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
508+
[8]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Richard Powers Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1990-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House / SFBC 17325
$14.98?$: US dollar
1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang Checkmark
Great Tales of the Golden Age of Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 0-88365-772-4   xii+
466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karen Nelson Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 1-57866-106-4   466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Jaico Publishing House J-648   504
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1998-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday / SFBC 1-56865-878-8 / 17987
$10.98?$: US dollar
xi+
560
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2000-07-18 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6
$47.00?$: US dollar
xviii+
1166
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Frank R. Paul Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 2000-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 1-57866-106-4
$9.98?$: US dollar
466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 2001-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg The Easton Press     xi+
558
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 2001-11-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-2214-6 / 05417
$17.99?$: US dollar
1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang  
Give Me Liberty 2003-01-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Mark Tier Baen 0-7434-3585-0
$7.99?$: US dollar
386
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Carol Heyer  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 2003-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Tor 0-765-30536-4
$27.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
560
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kenn Brown  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 2005-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Orb 0-765-30537-2
$17.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
560
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Kenn Brown Checkmark
Freedom! 2006-07-04 Martin H. Greenberg, Mark Tier Baen 1-4165-2072-4
$14.00?$: US dollar
720
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Carole Heyer  
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 2007-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 1-84529-096-8
7.99?: UK pound
viii+
532
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Corbis Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 2007-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1905-2
$13.95?$: US dollar
viii+
532
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Corbis Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 2010-03-01 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 978-1-57866-178-7
$9.98?$: US dollar
466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1: Die besten Storys 1934-1948 2016-02-29 ed. Robert Silverberg Golkonda 978-3-944720-55-5
18.90?: Euro
400
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth
s.BENe?s.BENes
Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 2018-02-06 ed. Robert Silverberg Tor 978-1-250-30362-2
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Kenn Brown  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-44933-1
$2.50?$: US dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9
$2.95?$: US dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 26346
$1.95?$: US dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9
$2.95?$: US dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 26346
$1.95?$: US dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9
$2.25?$: US dollar
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Orb 0-765-30537-2
$19.99?$: US dollar
xiv+
560
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Kenn Brown Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9
$2.95?$: US dollar
xii+
672
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
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